Veteran Albuquerque newspaper journalist named editor of San Angelo Standard-Times

Mon, August 04, 2003 by Mark Kroeger

CINCINNATI – Timothy E. Archuleta, a veteran newspaper journalist with a wide range of reporting and newsroom management experience, has been named editor of the San Angelo (Texas) Standard-Times, effective Sept. 1. Archuleta, 39, succeeds Perry Flippin as the newspaper's top editorial executive. Flippin, 59, asked to step down to the title of editor emeritus. He will concentrate on writing columns and on performing community service activities for the newspaper.Archuleta comes to the Standard-Times from The Albuquerque Tribune where, over the past 12 years, he has served in a variety of editing and reporting roles. In May of this year he was named managing editor after serving two years as city editor. Before 2001, he had served as The Tribune’s deputy city editor, politics editor, lead legislative and politics reporter, county government reporter and police reporter.The Standard-Times and The Tribune are owned and operated by The E. W. Scripps Company.“Tim’s career has risen like a rocket, fueled by his gift for journalism, a talent for team building and the competitiveness expected from a former champion prep wrestler,” said Alan M. Horton, senior vice president/newspapers for Scripps. “The Standard-Times and the San Angelo community are in for a treat.”Before joining The Tribune in 1991, Archuleta worked two years as a politics and county government reporter for the Saginaw (Mich.) News and two years as a crime and police administration reporter for the San Diego Tribune. Earlier in his career, Archuleta served two years as managing editor of the Grant (N.M.) Daily Beacon, a 6,000-circulation daily, where he managed a small staff of reporters and sports and community news correspondents.“Tim has a solid track record as a successful journalist and newsroom leader. He will bring a lot of leadership, energy and innovation to our newsroom,” said Jack D. Pate, president and publisher of the Standard-Times. “We are fortunate to have found someone with his skills to become editor and I am confident in his ability to serve all of our readers in West Texas.”Archuleta graduated in 1985 from Eastern New Mexico University, where he earned a bachelor of science degree in mass communications with an emphasis on print journalism and radio-television reporting.Celebrating its 125th anniversary, The E.W. Scripps Company is a diverse media concern with interests in newspaper publishing, broadcast television, national television networks, interactive media and television-retailing. Scripps operates 21 daily newspapers, 10 broadcast TV stations, four cable and satellite television programming services and a home shopping network. All of the company’s media businesses provide content and advertising services via the Internet.Scripps Networks brands include Home & Garden Television, Food Network, DIY -- Do It Yourself Network and Fine Living. Home & Garden and Food Network each can be seen in about 80 million U.S. television households. Scripps Networks Web sites include,, and Scripps Networks programming can be seen in 33 countries. The company’s home shopping subsidiary, Shop At Home Network, markets a growing range of consumer goods directly to television viewers and visitors to the Shop At Home Web site, Shop At Home reaches about 49 million full-time equivalent U.S. households. Scripps also operates Scripps Howard News Service and United Media, which is the worldwide licensing and syndication home of PEANUTS and DILBERT. ###

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